YEAR number three of Wayne Bennett’s four-year plan at Newcastle promises to be perhaps his best chance at sending the red-and-blues to premiership glory.
IT couldn't have been scripted better.
In his 300th and final first grade game, Broncos five-eighth Scott Prince departed rugby league a winner as his team engineered a gutsy 16-11 defeat of Canterbury at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
MATT Bowen might be into the twilight of his career but he provided a vintage performance for North Queensland at Remondis Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
THEY already had a top four spot all but sewn up but the Manly Sea Eagles made a statement to the rest of the top eight at Brookvale Oval tonight.
CANTERBURY jumped back on the finals horse and in the process almost certainly ended Canberra's season with a comfortable 28-16 victory in the national capital this afternoon.